Prepping broilers for the freezer

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Taking out the back and neck

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Off come the wings

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Opening up the wing, to see the joints clearly.

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We do get nice big drummettes.

I plan to roast or grill most of these whole birds, and there isn’t enough meat on the backs, necks or wings to make those parts worth eating when the whole bird is roasted or grilled.  So I save the wing tips, necks and backs for making broth, along with the feet, and the first two joints of the wings for buffalo wing night.

Natter helped out with bagging the birds for the freezer.

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About dep31

I am a farm-raised homeschooling mom. I take great joy in making nutritious food that inspires people to take seconds. Thirds, anyone? We are a God-fearing, Christ worshiping family that enjoys good friends and good eats. If the kitchen is clean and the living room carpet is visible, then that's a nice bonus.
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